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  1. Cereal Leaf Beetle is Back in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cereal-leaf-beetle-back-ohio

    June 4, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The cereal leaf beetle, a wheat pest of bygone days, is becoming more ... cereal leaf beetle populations, and how widespread the problem is remains to be seen. "In late April ... and early May, we started hearing reports of a lot more adult cereal leaf beetles than we've seen ...

  2. Some Ohio Cornfields May Be at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-ohio-cornfields-may-be-risk-stewarts-wilt

    and spread by adult flea beetles. According to the flea beetle index, southern Ohio may be at moderate ... assess flea beetle survival and disease threat levels. "Despite the assessment, we are advising ... growers to exercise caution when relying solely on the flea beetle index due to the atypical weather ...

  3. Late-planted Soybeans Slightly More Susceptible to Insect Feeding Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/late-planted-soybeans-slightly-more-susceptible-insect-feeding-issues

    season: bean leaf beetle and soybean aphid. "Scouting for the bean leaf beetle is more for the ... fields served as trap crops, playing host to the overwintering beetles that came out in spring. While the ... beetles normally might spread across several fields in the same area, absent the normal planting progress, ...

  4. A Formula For Higher Pest Resistance in Ornamental Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/formula-higher-pest-resistance-ornamental-trees

    conducted by Herms and Ohio State plant pathologist Enrico Bonello on red pines reveals that fertilization ... stresses. In their experiments, fertilized red pines inoculated with S. sapinea showed larger cankers than ... non-fertilized trees that were also exposed to the pathogen. In addition, fertilized pines had higher nitrogen ...

  5. Southern Ohio Corn May be at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-may-be-risk-stewarts-wilt

    and spread by adult flea beetles.   Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State University ... Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center specialists this winter, flea beetle ... beetle survival over the winter," said Ron Hammond, an OSU Extension entomologist. "For many ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer Me: Where to Sleep? (for the Week of Jan. 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-deer-me-where-sleep-week-jan-5-2009

    trees you might know include pines, firs, spruces and hemlocks.) A usual spot is next to a trunk under ...

  7. Insect's Sweet Tooth Troublesome for Fruit Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/insects-sweet-tooth-troublesome-fruit-growers

    multicolored Asian lady beetle out of their homes, now Ohio fruit growers must contend with another one of the ... documented large numbers of Asian lady beetles feeding on peaches, grapes and apples, but whether the damage ... "Then we started finding large numbers of lady beetles aggregating on damaged and undamaged fruit and ...

  8. Firewood Quarantine Still in Place in Ohio Despite Ash Borer Regulation Changes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/firewood-quarantine-still-place-ohio-despite-ash-borer-regulation-changes

    county. However, there’s still a quarantine in place in Ohio that involves not EAB  (an exotic beetle that ... Christmas trees; logs, pulpwood, slab-wood and wood-bark chips; outdoor household articles such as ...

  9. Stewart's Wilt Risk Low for Ohio's Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-wilt-risk-low-ohios-corn

    carried and spread by adult flea beetles. Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State ... to have a low to moderate threat. The flea beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average ... Stewart's disease. "Beetles survive in the soil and emerge when soil temperatures warm to about 65 ...

  10. Soybean Defoliators Make Way for Pod Feeders

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-defoliators-make-way-pod-feeders

    bean leaf beetle is the most problematic of the pod feeders. The insect, heading into its third ... numbers over the next several weeks. Adult bean leaf beetles not only chew on the leaves and stems, but ... reductions in quality. "If growers have noticed a lot of bean leaf beetles throughout the season from ...

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